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Upcoming comet assay events

Several exciting conferences and events are taking place in September and October, covering areas of research where the comet assay is commonly conducted.

Instem are pleased to be providing sponsorship for the events listed below. If you are attending, look out for our product information and promo items!

In addition, we are looking forward to exhibiting at Eurotox 2019 in Helsinki. Stop by our booth for a demonstration of scoring comets directly from live video using Comet Assay IV and speak to our friendly team about our image analysis and study management solutions for genetic toxicology!

If you are not attending, but would like to talk to us about Comet Assay IV or our genetox systems please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call +44 (0) 1284 765566.













GUM 2019 - German Society for Environmental Mutation Research 31st Meeting
September 1st – 4th 2019
Basel, Switzerland.

Instem are sponsoring this event.

Conference topics include; mutation signatures in predictive models, mechanisms of DNA damage, repair and maintenance in ageing and cancer, metal speciation and genotoxicity, young scientist session, emerging concepts and strategies in genotoxicity and therapeutics safety and risk assessment of contaminants.

For more details please see the conference website.







EUROTOX 2019 – 55th Congress of the European Societies of Toxicology
September 8th – 11th
Helsinki, Finland.

Instem will be exhibiting. Visit us at Booth #30!

“The congress programme will include a variety of topics dealing with new and emerging technologies, personalized medicine, and epidemiology of exposure to chemicals. Surely climate change and the modifying effects of the arctic environment will have their place in the programme.”

Join our presentation ‘Leveraging the combined power of technology, expertise & regulatory standards for safer outcomes’ on Tuesday 10 September, 12:30pm at Veranda 1.

For more details please see the conference website.


1st congress of Geneticists in Bosnia and Herzegovina with International Participation 2019
Comet Workshop – Basic comet assay techniques
October 5th - 6th
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Instem are sponsoring the Comet Workshop.

“The workshop programme will focus on the standardized protocols for comet assay on human blood and plant cells as well as modifications of the assay to test oxidative stress with the aim that both young and experienced scientists rely on them in their future research.

Highly experienced and esteemed speakers and trainers will present basic techniques applied to the variety of cell sources.”

For more details please see the conference website.